HP Utility Center HP Utility Center

A way to uninstall HP Utility Center from your computer

You can find below details on how to remove HP Utility Center for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Hewlett-Packard. More info about Hewlett-Packard can be seen here. Please follow if you want to read more on HP Utility Center on Hewlett-Packard's website. The application is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center directory. Take into account that this path can vary being determined by the user's decision. MsiExec.exe /I{0C57987A-A03A-4B95-A309-D23F78F406CA} is the full command line if you want to uninstall HP Utility Center. The program's main executable file has a size of 415.91 KB (425888 bytes) on disk and is named HPPU.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in HP Utility Center. They take 447.72 KB (458464 bytes) on disk.

  • CustomIni.exe (17.41 KB)
  • HPPU.exe (415.91 KB)
  • ReadBeats.exe (14.41 KB)

The current page applies to HP Utility Center version 1.0.7 only. For other HP Utility Center versions please click below:

Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you remove HP Utility Center.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center

The files below were left behind on your disk by HP Utility Center's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\Beats\Category.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\Category.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\CustomIni.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\HPPU.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\msvcp100.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\msvcp100d.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\msvcr100.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\msvcr100d.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\ReadBeats.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\ShortCut.vbs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\AR-SA.INI
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\BG-BG.INI
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\CS-CZ.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\DA-DK.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\DE-DE.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\EL-GR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\EN-US.INI
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\ES-ES.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\ET-EE.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\FI-FI.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\FR-FR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\HE-IL.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\HR-HR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\HU-HU.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\IT-IT.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\JA-JP.INI
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\KO-KR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\LT-LT.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\LV-LV.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\NB-NO.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\NL-NL.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\PL-PL.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\PT-BR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\PT-PT.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\RO-RO.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\RU-RU.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\SK-SK.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\SL-SI.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\SR-LATN-CS.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\SV-SE.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\TR-TR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\ZH-CN.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\ZH-TW.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\HP Utility Center.lnk
  • C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{0C57987A-A03A-4B95-A309-D23F78F406CA}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Hewlett-Packard|HP Utility Center|CustomIni.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A78975C0A30A59B43A902DF3874F60AC
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0C57987A-A03A-4B95-A309-D23F78F406CA}

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A78975C0A30A59B43A902DF3874F60AC\ProductName

A way to remove HP Utility Center from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Utility Center is a program by Hewlett-Packard. Some people choose to remove this application. This is efortful because uninstalling this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY solution to remove HP Utility Center is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find HP Utility Center or simply click the Search field and type in "HP Utility Center". If it is installed on your PC the HP Utility Center program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click HP Utility Center in the list of apps, the following information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding HP Utility Center, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for HP Utility Center:

  • The web site of the application is: http://www.Hewlett-Packard.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{0C57987A-A03A-4B95-A309-D23F78F406CA}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove HP Utility Center.
Uninstall HP Utility Center

8. After uninstalling HP Utility Center, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Utility Center that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing HP Utility Center with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove HP Utility Center by Hewlett-Packard from your PC, we are not saying that HP Utility Center by Hewlett-Packard is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove HP Utility Center in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 21:32:24.370